$99.50

SKU: US20864 Categories: , Product ID: 3747

Description

CARTRIDGE – “BILLINGHURST AND REQUA”: THIS IS A VERY NICE CLEAN CARTRIDGE FOR THE 1862 BILLINGHURST “MACHINE GUN”. THESE ACTUALLY SAW USE IN JULY OF 1863 AT THE SIEGE OF MORRIS ISLAND (5 BATTERIES). WITH A CREW OF THREE MEN THE 25 BARREL GUN COULD FIRE 7 VOLLEYS (175 SHOTS) PER MINUTE. AT 9 DEGREE ELEVATION IT WAS GOOD FOR 1200 YARDS.